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    Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

    State Highway 6 | 30 km north of Haast, Lake Moeraki, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7842, New Zealand
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 209 reviews

    Reviewed 13 May 2017

    The lodge is luxurious, surrounded by lawns and rain forest, on a lovely lake and stream with gentle rapids heading to the sea. The owners have been here 27 years and worked to preserve habitat for the incredible giant kahakateki trees and dozens of native...More

    1  Thank annban09
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 16 May 2017

    Dear Annban09, The rainforests surrounding the Lodge are wonderful and it is great to see how much you enjoyed exploring them. Thanks for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Kind Wishes, Anne Saunders and Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Managers

    Reviewed 26 April 2017

    Set in pretty unspoilt rain forest, this is a very comfortable lodge run on informal lines. Room was comfortable, all staff exceptionally helpful and friendly. Good food. Short guided walks led by Gerry, who really knows his local birds and bushes, were a delight. It...More

    Thank mb238
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 11 May 2017

    Dear Mb238, Thanks for your review, we do really appreciate it. Hope you are able to return sometime in the future. Kind wishes, Anne Saunders and Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Directors

    Reviewed 23 April 2017

    While many choose to holiday in Australia, we chose to return to South Westland and stayed 3 nights at Lake Moeraki. Set amidst rainforest, mountains and beside the lake, this place kept us busy. Each day we walked, sometimes on a guided walk, but others...More

    Thank thornycroft
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 11 May 2017

    Dear Thornycroft, Thanks for your review. We do love sharing our very special corner of New Zealand with our guests. Hope we see you back again soon! Kind wishes, Anne Saunders and Dr Gerry McSweeney Owner-Directors

    Reviewed 15 April 2017

    Only one night here but it was lovely. The nature walk to feed to eels was interesting. Our guide explained the different types of trees and fern, fed the eels. It is wonderful to have a place that is owned/run by those so ecologically minded....More

    Thank lorib91
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 11 May 2017

    Dear Lorib91, Thanks for your review. As you say, you do need a few days to get the full Wilderness Lodge experience. We will only occasionally accept one night bookings. Glad you enjoyed your short stay and that you managed to make the most of...More

    Reviewed 8 April 2017

    My husband and I stayed her for 4 nights and we weren't disappointed. We also stayed at their sister lodge in Arthur's Pass. We had a fantastic room with a view of the river. The hospitality was wonderful and the people you meet is a...More

    Thank Leanne T
    Response from Tawaki, Owner at Wilderness Lodge Lake MoerakiResponded 11 May 2017

    Dear Leanne, We encourage all our guests to stay a few days, it was great you were able to spend 4 nights with us. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us and also at Wilderness Lodge Arthur's Pass. Kind wishes,...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$367 - US$478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 28
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    • West Coast Region >
    • Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) >
    • Lake Moeraki
    • Also Known As
    • Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki Hotel Lake Moeraki
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    5 May 2017|
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    Response from patriciav140 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. sorry i did not see your post. I can't comment on the price because i honestly don't remember but it is a beautiful place. elegant, relaxing, great atmosphere, and in the meantime you can spend some hours kayaking... More
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    Response from Gill H | Reviewed this property |
    Definitely contact Gerry or the lodge.There were none in February.The guided walks all seem to be out from the Lodge..some to the beach, some through forest.We only saw bird life like white egrets, but they were pretty... More
    Room Tips
    "Forget the wifi. You are so far from civilisation, it is irrelevant. Enjoy the opportunity yeti disconnect."
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    "Any room! All lead to your experience, inside and outdoors!"
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    "I would suggest a River View room for a beautiful view out over the lake."
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    "River view suites are beautiful with lovely deck"
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